May 17th, 2008, 19.00
Schwarzspanierstr.15, 1090 Vienna
60 years after the massive expulsion of the Palestinians from their home country a murderous embargo makes 1.5 million people in Gaza struggle for survival.
The campaign "Gaza shall live" calls on the Austrian government and the European Union to lift the embargo on the Gaza Strip in order to prevent a humanitarian catastrophe.
Independent Representative of the Palestinian Legislative Council, Gaza
Member of the European Parliament
General Secretary of the Society for Austrian-Arab Relations
Catholic priest / Amstetten
Consultant, Vienna - Palestine
European Jews for a Just Peace - Austria
Women in Black - Vienna
President of the Islamic Community in Austria
Dr. Zuheir Elwazer, Ambassador at the Permanent Mission of Palestine to the Austrian Federal Government, is introducing the forum.
The current situation in Gaza is presented by Hermas Hermas, Coordination in Support of Palestine.
Concert performed by
Moufid Nehme, Lebanon
Marwan Abado, Palestine
Presentation of Palestinian popular dances (Dabke)